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Don Watson: The Invasion of Management Speak
Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Perth Writers Festival
Have we taken "managerial language" too far, to the point where it makes no sense? At the Perth Writers' Festival -- author and former speechwriter for Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating -- Don Watson sits down with philosopher AC Grayling to discuss how language is evolving at the expense of logic and clarity. Is the point of good language now to mask, misdirect and obscure? Is it time to bring back the teaching of Latin in schools?